Dry Dock

  • (noun): A large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline.
    Synonyms: drydock, graving dock

Some articles on docks, dry dock, dry docks, dock:

TSS Manxman (1955) - Decline
... withdrawal from revenue service, and relocation to Preston Docks, Manxman's new owners intended to convert her into a floating museum and visitor centre ... While in Preston docks she was used as a location for the film Yentl with Barbra Streisand ... Redevelopment of the Preston docks area once again made the Manxman homeless, and she was towed to Liverpool in 1991 where once again she was to be used as a floating nightclub in the Trafalgar ...
Steel Electric Class Ferry - Vessels
... Stockton MV Klickitat 226588 Moore Dry Dock, Oakland Lake Tahoe MV Illahee 226599 General Engineering Dry Dock, Alameda Santa Rosa MV Enetai 226712 Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco Mendocino MV ...
Morse Dry Dock And Repair Company - Early Period, 1885–1903 - Expansion of Facilities
... of operations there, where it planned to build a sectional floating dry dock "capable of taking the largest ship afloat" ... moored at the site were given notice to move in order for construction of the dry dock to begin, and about twenty were subsequently relocated to Morse's existing plant at 26th ... Construction of the dry dock began in May, and took two years to complete ...
Lake Union Dry Dock Company
... The Lake Union Dry Dock Company is a marine vessel large-scale dry dock and repair operation in Seattle's Eastlake district ... It currently operates two large-scale submersible floating dry docks, as well as numerous shipbuilding and repair facilities, all of which are located on the water ...
Morse Dry Dock And Repair Company - Early Period, 1885–1903 - Completion of Dry Dock and Bankruptcy, 1903
... In 1903 the Morse Works completed its floating dry dock ... the world's only electrically-equipped floating dock, as well as being the first fitted with centrifugal pumps, the first powered by A/C induction motors ... the annual tonnage of any other floating dock in the country ...

Famous quotes containing the words dry dock, dock and/or dry:

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    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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